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Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications

Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications

Harris, J, 2012

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Book 9780409326970 $139.00

Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications provides a principled framework to critically analyse and apply principles of modern Australian company law.
Format: Paperback

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Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications provides a principled framework to critically analyse and apply principles of modern Australian company law.

The key aim of Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications is to engage the reader and demonstrate corporate law in action rather than merely restating a series of rules and principles. The writer draws on a range of approaches including historical analysis and the use of practical examples to bring the principles of Australian company law to life. The reader is encouraged to critically assess the scope and limitations of the rules of company law through detailed analysis of the core principles in their real world context. The text uses different theoretical perspectives to evaluate the main principles of company law which arms the reader with tools of analysis and facilitates reflective learning. The reader is challenged to consider the appropriateness of modern Australian company law and possible future reforms.

Features
· Array of teaching support is available - PowerPoint slides, problem questions and answers, and over 100 multiple choice questions
· Uses realistic examples to illustrate the real life application of company law
· The core company law principles and cases are examined in detail rather than providing multiple case examples for reference material
· Comparative study of company law with UK, US, Canada and New Zealand jurisdictions
· The tone of the writing speaks directly to the reader and challenges their perspectives on the nature of companies and how they should be regulated

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
1. The Context of Company Law
2. The Regulatory Framework
3. What is a Company?
4. Corporate Personality
5. Corporate Liability
6. Internal Management Rules and Meetings
7. Shares and Shareholders
8. Managing the Corporation
9. The Duty of Care and Diligence
10. Acting in Good Faith and for a Proper Purpose
11. Misappropriation of Corporate Opportunities and Secret Profits
12. Avoiding Conflict
13. Members' Remedies
14. Corporate Finance
15. Disclosure Obligations
16. Corporate Insolvency and Restructuring

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